Events & Awards

Check out upcoming events for prospective and current graduate students.

Graduate Student Research Recognition Day

Save the date! The tenth-annual Biomedical Sciences Programs Research Recognition Day takes place Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Coffman Union Great Hall

All faculty, students, postdocs and staff from the biomedical sciences graduate programs are cordially invited.  Registration is free, but required.


2018 Program Agenda 

9:00                     Welcome:  Dr. Colin Campbell, Associate Professor of
                            Pharmacology &  Associate Dean for
                            Graduate Education, Medical School 

9:05 – 10:15        Milne Brandenburg Award Winner Flash Talks

                       Lisa Chesner, PHCL                       Matthew Green, NSCI
                       Rebekah Lawrence, Rehab Sci       Nora McCall, NSCI
                       Lee Meier, MICaB                           Chris Richards, PHCL

10:15 – 11:00      Poster Session & CV/Resume Feedback

11:00 – 12:00      3 Minute Thesis Talk (3MT) Competition
                        Nathaniel Gaut, BMBB            Alina Zdechlik, BMBB
                        Josh Thiede, MICaB                Mark Daniel, MICaB
                        Daniel Sorensen, MCDB&G    Beth Adamowicz, MICaB 
                        Amy Molan, BMBB                  Michael Pickett-Leonard,

12:00 – 1:00         Lunch – Holy Land Catering

1:00 – 1:15           3MT Competition Winners Announced

1:15 – 2:15           Keynote Address: Dr. Daria Hazuda:
“HIV Drug Discovery; Past Present & Future

 Committee - Allison Anderson, Pharmacology
                      Julia Gamache, Neuroscience 
                      Craig Kage, Rehabilitation Science
                      Sarah Namugenyi, MICaB
                      Ajeetha Joseph Rajan, BMBB
                      Caroline Ortiz Cordero, IBP
                      Bryant Keller, MCDB&G
                      Amanda Barks, MSTP (Medical Science Training Program)

    Meet & greet!

    Visit our booth at these upcoming conferences or come meet us at these campus visits in 2018:

    July 18, 2018

    NIH Graduate and Professional School Fair
    Natcher Center, NIH Campus, Bethesda, MD